nonassociated

adjective

non·​as·​so·​ci·​at·​ed ˌnän-ə-ˈsō-shē-ˌā-təd How to pronounce nonassociated (audio)
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: not associated with someone or something else : unassociated
especially, of natural gas : not found in the same reservoir with petroleum deposits
When wells are drilled along this coast, they commonly encounter "nonassociated" gas—natural gas not associated with oil—under very high pressure. Barry Commoner

Word History

First Known Use

1695, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of nonassociated was in 1695

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“Nonassociated.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonassociated. Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

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